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This report examines current and historical data on international student mobility, based on surveys of foreign students and scholars in the United States and U.S. students in study abroad programs and the Cooperative Institutional Research Program. The 65 data tables and 40 figures and accompanying summary text are organized as follows: (1) total number of foreign students in the United States; (2) foreign student enrollment by region of origin, and (3) by country of origin; (4) undergraduate and graduate distribution by county or origin; (5) analyses of foreign students based on the Cooperative Institutional Research Program Freshman Survey data and the International Student Satisfaction Report; (6) distribution of foreign students in the United States by county, region, and state; (7) primary sources of funding and estimated expenditures of foreign students; (8) foreign student enrollments by institution; (9) academic and personal characteristics of foreign students; (10) numbers and destinations of U.S. students studying abroad; (11) number and activities of foreign scholars on U.S. campuses; and (12) description of the methodology used. Several chapters contain brief essays that offer unique perspectives on different aspects of international education by several experts. A final brief chapter lists the data available on the diskette and explains its use. (CH)

Descriptors: English (Second Language), Enrollment, Expenditures, Foreign Nationals, Foreign Students, Higher Education, International Education, International Educational Exchange, International Programs, Paying for College, Student Characteristics, Student Exchange Programs, Student Financial Aid, Student Mobility, Study Abroad, Teacher Exchange Programs

IIE Books, Institute of Internal Education, P.O. Box 371, Annapolis Junction MD 20701-0371 ($39.95, plus $4 handling).

Author: Davis, Todd M., Ed.


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